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Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 11:09 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By Walker
As far as one motor wanting to push harder than...

As far as one motor wanting to push harder than the other, Im not very worried over it. The bridge is very heavy and there is not a lot of play in it.
Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 11:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,054
Posted By Walker
The driveshaft itself wasn't the cost driver. The...

The driveshaft itself wasn't the cost driver. The u joints at $37 each, the mounted bearings were about the same, additional sprockets weren’t expensive, but added to it. With shipping somewhere...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 11:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 221
Posted By Walker
The biggest problem is they removed phosphates...

The biggest problem is they removed phosphates from the soap. Our current dishwasher runs for 99 minutes and does a half assed job on dishes that have been pre scrubbed.
There are still decent...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical Yesterday, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 59
Posted By Walker
Cement mixer score

I had borrowed a friend's 9cf mixer when I was remodeling my front entry and casting new steps. Ended up making about 4 yards total. I found it to be much better than my little mixer. I had been...
Forum: Fabrication Yesterday, 10:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,054
Posted By Walker
Looking into driving the bridge and have found...

Looking into driving the bridge and have found that using one motor inthe center of the bridge gets expensive very fast. It is actually substantially cheaper to put a motor on either side, so that is...
Forum: Fabrication 11-13-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,054
Posted By Walker
Forgot the pics153034153035 Sent from my...

Forgot the pics153034153035

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Forum: Fabrication 11-13-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,054
Posted By Walker
The cheap electric trolleys came today. The...

The cheap electric trolleys came today. The framework is pretty cheesey, I can't imagine hanging more than a hundred pounds from them. The reduction gearing is pretty simple and the machine work...
Forum: Fabrication 11-12-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,054
Posted By Walker
Already put it to work on a curvy stair...

Already put it to work on a curvy stair rail.153010

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Forum: Fabrication 11-12-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,054
Posted By Walker
Now that's what I'm talkin' 'bout. Used...

Now that's what I'm talkin' 'bout.

Used 1-1/2"x1/4" tube and welded a new eye to it. Should we'll be able to exceed my lifting equipment.153009

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Forum: Fabrication 11-11-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,054
Posted By Walker
When they want to have a salesman meet with me to...

When they want to have a salesman meet with me to discuss my needs it is too expensive.
Forum: Fabrication 11-11-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,054
Posted By Walker
The local bolt house has two studs waiting for me...

The local bolt house has two studs waiting for me in 3/4”. Will pick them up shortly. Since I know the distance that it needs to bee I am just going to cut two new pieces the full length across and...
Forum: Fabrication 11-10-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,054
Posted By Walker
I got my hoist on the beam. I'm not very happy...

I got my hoist on the beam. I'm not very happy with it though. I have never been comfortable with stacked washers as spacers and this is a bit over the top. It only has 1/2" studs through it, so I...
Forum: Fabrication 11-10-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,054
Posted By Walker
I was debating what speed for the bridge and Digr...

I was debating what speed for the bridge and Digr sent me a chart (thanks again) which shows standard bridge speed at 60 FPM. I was looking at the speed reducer that I have which is attached to a 2...
Forum: Machining 11-09-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 795
Posted By Walker
Based on my own experience I can tell you that...

Based on my own experience I can tell you that having a milling machine that is old and clapped out is a lot better than having mo milling machine.

Looks like a fun toy!
Forum: Fabrication 11-08-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,054
Posted By Walker
As far as driving it goes, it will likely have to...

As far as driving it goes, it will likely have to wait a wee while as I am overbooked with work, so maybe in January. It doesn’t bother me too much. For years I have been lifting from a fixed point,...
Forum: Fabrication 11-08-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,054
Posted By Walker
Its been some years since I figured out the beam...

Its been some years since I figured out the beam size. As I recall I was going to limit it to 4K. That said, there is a huge safety factor, so it could probably lift 10k. Most of my use is under a...
Forum: Fabrication 11-08-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,054
Posted By Walker
Forgot the pic.152928 Sent from my E6810...

Forgot the pic.152928

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Forum: Fabrication 11-08-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,054
Posted By Walker
And my pile of winches that I was looking through...

And my pile of winches that I was looking through to see what I had for moving it forward and backward. The winches are 12vdc, so may not use them unless I can figure out a way to power them. There...
Forum: Fabrication 11-08-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,054
Posted By Walker
These are my various trolleys and hoists that I...

These are my various trolleys and hoists that I will hang on the beam.152925152926152927

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Forum: Fabrication 11-08-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,054
Posted By Walker
Bridge crane forward momentum

My stalled bridge crane project got some forward momentum going today. My buddy that owns the structural steel yard called and said he had a beam that had my name on it but he didn't remember...
Forum: Fabrication 11-06-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Walker
Thanks, I just didn't want find out after that...

Thanks, I just didn't want find out after that doing it that way chews up belts or something.
Forum: Fabrication 11-06-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Walker
Dynafile belt sander question

On these little belt sanders, are they able to be used on the tip, or just the flat? Reason I ask is that I have a railing to make next week and using one would be handy for dressing the welds on the...
Forum: Welding 10-31-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,297
Posted By Walker
Thats not cast iron. It is weldable as evidenced...

Thats not cast iron. It is weldable as evidenced by the factory welds on it. Your weld should hold fine.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-29-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 752
Posted By Walker
Its nice to feel so loved! Thanks,

Its nice to feel so loved!

Thanks,
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-27-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 752
Posted By Walker
Today's score

A friend of mine called to ask if I wanted a plate compactor that didn't run anymore. Of course I said yes.

Half an hour tinkering with the carb and draining the old gas and this Wacker brand...
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